Monthly Archives: October 2015

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Assistant Professorship in African Studies

Deadline: December 7

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “This position will be a joint appointment between the Department of African American & African Studies and one of the following units in the College of Liberal Arts—History, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography—with the tenure home decided by the chosen candidate in consultations with the chairs of the two departments and the appropriate dean(s).” “The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained comparativist in African Studies, particularly in one or more of the following areas: political violence, conflict and conflict resolution, gender, familial, and community relations, environment, health, migration, religion, international security, post-conflict governance and institution-building, history and prehistory, historical memory, and colonialism and postcolonialism.”

URL: Minnesota African Studies job

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Manhattan Marymount College Assistant Professorship in International Relations

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “to fill a full-time, tenure track position as Assistant Professor in International Relations with a specialization in Africa, South Asia, or the Middle East”; “Preference is given to candidates with experience both in research and direct practice in Human Rights, the United Nations system, or gender and development.”

URL: http://www.mmm.edu/offices/human-resources/faculty-positions.php

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in German

Deadline: November 20 (posted 10/30)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences department of Germanic Languages & Literatures invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with specialization in visual culture (e.g. film, film theory, photography, media studies).” “Additional expertise in European/World cinema, gender studies, or other areas of German studies is strongly desired..”

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77688

University of Connecticut Assistant Professorship in Geography and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Deadline: December 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Scholarly focus should be on the spatiality of gender and/or sexuality with a strong foundation in feminist and/or queer studies.  We invite applications across the full range of feminist research on issues of space, place, and environment and are open to specializations in a variety of subfields that will complement or strengthen our programs.  Examples of areas of scholarly specialization include, but are not limited to: gender and sexuality in health and medical geography; sustainability, climate change, and human-environment interactions; comparative studies at the regional, national, international, or transnational levels; intersections of race, gender, and sexuality; and diaspora, refugee and enclave communities.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6633

University of Missouri Assistant Professorship in Black/Africana Psychology

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Applicants who specialize in the intersections between psychology and identity, critical race theory, culture, criminal justice, gender, and/or politics are particularly encouraged to apply.

Opportunities exist for interactions and collaboration with other MU departments and multidisciplinary programs, including Psychology, Educational Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, English, History, International Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.”

URL: https://myhr.umsystem.edu/psp/tamext/COLUM/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=9

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The ideal candidate will have a geographic focus in the African Diaspora or Continental Africa that directly engages intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality and cultural difference. Preference will be given to scholars with demonstrated specializations in Black Queer Sexuality Studies, Critical Race theories, Contemporary Cultural Studies and/or Hip Hop.”

URL: https://myhr.umsystem.edu/psp/tamext/COLUM/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=9

Manhattanville College Assistant Professorship in Cultural Anthropology

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates “with a teaching and research focus on global health.” “Additional preferred specializations: gender, work, or religion; and a regional focus not currently covered by department faculty.” [Current faculty work on Europe, US, Latin America]

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/search/details.cfm?JobCode=176160314&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20in%20Cultural%20Anthropology